The Working Centre
The Waterloo School for Community Development
SOME PERCEPTIVE COMMENTATORS
ON CURRENT AFFAIRS IN 2016
Victor Davis Hanson
S C I E N C E W O R K H I S T O R Y D E M O C R A C Y
University of Waterloo, Canada
with quotes for May 2016:
Hide! Hide! Witch!
The good folks come to burn thee,
their keen enjoyment hid behind
a gothic mask of duty.
Mobbing among birds and mammals should not be seen as a metaphor for what happens
among us humans. It should instead be recognized as the same thing, the same
bursting forth of two instincts at once: the instinct to join with others in
an unusually cohesive group, and the instinct to destroy a target.
— "Mobbing: a Natural Fact,"2007.
Garden moment for May 2016:
In early spring, most of the colour in our Niagara garden comes from daffodils, tulips, and other bulbs, but rose daphne also contributes.
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